Drama encourages students to explore, experiment and express themselves through engaging performances, using a variety of styles and techniques. Students discover the world of Drama and Practitioners and the context in which they work. From Year 7 students will focus on different areas of the Key Stage 4 curriculum and exam requirements in an explorative way.


Key Stage 3 – Year 7 & 8 – 1 hour per week

                        Year 9    –     2 hours per week 

Key Stage 4 – 3 hours per week


 Key Stage 3 Key Topics

Year 7 –  Team Building and Trust Work


                Dark Wood Manor - Stimulus

                Titanic-Devised Work

   Our Day Out - Script Work

Year 8 –  Black History - Stimulus


                I Don't Like Mondays - Devised Work

                Runaways - Stimulus

                Bang Out of Order - Script Work

Year 9 –  Taste of GCSE

                 Exploring Practitioners

                 Being Creative with Stimulus Work

                 Hard to Swallow - Script Work

                 Script Work with Exam Focus


Key Stage 4


Component 1 – Study of 'Blood Brothers’

                            Live Theatre Evaluation

                           Subject Knowledge

Component 2 – Devised and Develop Unique Theatre

                           Explore and Research Stimulus

                           Self Evaluate

Component 3 – Script Work - 2 Practical Performances


Extra- Curricular – Students have the chance to get involved with whole school productions throughout the year.




Mr D Prentice - Head of Performing Arts

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